[ UK /ˌæbsəntˈiː/ ]
[ US /ˌæbsənˈti/ ]
  1. one that is absent or not in residence
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How To Use absentee In A Sentence

  • The highest conception Caliban can achieve by natural reason is of the Quiet - an indifferent, absentee, Epicurean God.
  • Since local farmers preferred keeping all unplowed land in grass, absentee landowners votes were needed to allow Kriss to expand his operations.
  • Councillors warned staff in the department that absenteeism had become unacceptable and the work may be contracted out to private agencies.
  • The chaotic state of the world as evidence of divine absenteeism is a topic for another day. The gods must be crazy | Her Bad Mother
  • But those players aren't guaranteed to keep their places as no less then seven absentees from Monday's derby at Victory Park are set to return.
  • Elephant shrews (no relation), pikas, and Tupaia treeshrews share both absentee-like maternal care and diurnality - that is, they are active during the day, when prey is more easily spotted by predators.
  • But the campaigners claim most of the money will go to absentee owners to help them reopen their gardens rather than rescue the workers from starvation. Times, Sunday Times
  • The house has an absentee landlord , who visits the property once a year.
  • If the panic gets worse there is a danger of factory shutdowns and worker absenteeism.
  • Eve discovers the world of 'parachute kids,' children of wealthy absentee Asian parents set up in palatial homes near the best high schools. The Jasmine Trade: Summary and book reviews of The Jasmine Trade by Denise Hamilton.
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